“Our long national nightmare is over.”

In August of 1974, faced with Congressional hearings, a mountain of bad press and the looming threat of impeachment over the Watergate scandal, Richard Nixon became the first president in U.S. history to resign. His official letter of resignation was delivered at 11:35 a.m. Eastern Time on August 9, 1974. A half-hour later, Nixon’s Vice … Read more

The infamous quote that revealed Earl was a bigoted Butz-hole…

Lest we forget, some politically incorrect remarks got a lot of press attention long before Donald Trump started using Twitter. In 1975, John Dean, former White House Counsel to President Richard Nixon, served a short prison sentence for his role in the Watergate cover-up scandal. After his release, Dean started a new career as a … Read more

Mae West was very good at being bad…

Mae West (1893-1980) was like Marilyn Monroe, Madonna and Dorothy Parker all combined in one package. She was sensuous, smart and funny. She was a singer, actor, playwright and screenwriter – and a genius at generating and capitalizing on sex-related controversy. Indeed, the first play she starred in on Broadway (which she also wrote under … Read more

“Our long national nightmare is over.”

In August of 1974, faced with Congressional hearings, a mountain of bad press and the looming threat of impeachment over the Watergate scandal, Richard Nixon became the first president in U.S. history to resign. His official letter of resignation was delivered at 11:35 a.m. Eastern Time on August 9, 1974. A half-hour later, Nixon’s Vice … Read more